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Kenneth Allen Branson

April 26, 1945 ~ October 9, 2020 (age 75)

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Slidell ~ Kenneth Allen Branson, 75, went to be with our Lord Friday, October 9, 2020 in Denton, Texas.

Funeral is 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Slidell Baptist Church with burial in Slidell Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.

Todd Stevens will officiate. Pallbearers include Craig Fitzgearld, Bubba Stastny, Bradley Burger, Branson Burger, Karson Stastny, Tye Chandler, and Josh Copeland.

Kenneth was born April 26, 1945 to Kenneth H. and Mildred Geneva (Baker) Branson in Vallejo, California. He graduated Houston High School in Houston, Missouri. Kenneth was united in marriage May 22, 1965 to Marlene Bell Moise in Graff, Missouri. He was a member of Slidell Baptist Church and a retired contractor. Kenneth was a member of Wise County Antique Car Club and Piston Head Auto Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Mildred Branson, and his sister, Sandra Branson.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 55 years, Marlene Branson of Slidell; his daughters, LaDawn Fitzgearld and husband Craig of Krum, Karla Stastny and husband Bubba of Celina, and Krista Burger and husband Bradley of Pilot Point; his grandchildren, Cassidy Copeland and husband Josh, Presley Chandler and husband Tye, Brittney Burger, Chandler Fitzgearld, Kennedee Stastny, Branson Burger, and Karson Stastny; his great-grandchildren, Jordyn, Jaxton, and Jhett Copeland, and Banks Chandler; his sisters, Leona Hancock and husband Johnny, Marilyn Crewse and husband Leonard, Brenda Hayes, Cindy Hartman and husband Danny, and Jan Moise; his brother, Monte Branson and wife Debbie; extended family and a host of friends.



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October 13, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hawkins Funeral Home
405 E. Main Street
Decatur, TX 76234

Funeral Service
October 14, 2020

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Slidell
119 County Road 2822
Slidell, TX 76267

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